Google patents granted on 13 December 2011

18 US patents granted on 13 December 2011 and assigned to Google

1 8,079,072 Null-packet transmission from inside a firewall to open a communication window for an outside transmitter
2 8,078,978 Method and system for predicting text
3 8,078,633 Methods and systems for improving text segmentation
4 8,078,632 Iterated related item discovery
5 8,078,629 Detecting spam documents in a phrase based information retrieval system
6 8,078,626 Unified management of time related information
7 8,078,617 Model based ad targeting
8 8,078,607 Generating website profiles based on queries from webistes and user activities on the search results
9 8,078,601 Determining unambiguous geographic references
10 8,078,573 Identifying the unifying subject of a set of facts
11 8,078,497 Distinguishing search results associated with an electronic commerce system
12 8,078,494 Methods and apparatus for ordering advertisements based on performance information and price information
13 8,078,349 Transitioning a mixed-mode vehicle to autonomous mode
14 8,078,204 Unsuccessful call alert
15 8,077,918 Architectures and methods for creating and representing time-dependent imagery
16 8,077,535 Memory refresh apparatus and method
17 8,077,454 Docking assembly for a computer and method
18 8,074,882 Targeted video advertising